Edwards Lifesciences, LLC
Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE: EW) is a global leader in products and technologies to treat advanced cardiovascular disease, the global leader in acute hemodynamic monitoring and the number-one heart valve company in the world. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards has more than 5,700 employees worldwide, selling medical technologies in nearly 100 countries with 2006 sales of $1.037 billion. Eighty percent of the company’s sales come from brands with leading global market positions, including Carpentier-Edwards, Cosgrove-Edwards, Fogarty, PERIMOUNT and Swan-Ganz.
Edwards Lifesciences leverages its research, design, development and marketing expertise to produce products that address specific cardiovascular opportunities including heart valve disease, peripheral vascular disease and critical care technologies.